Agile Content acquires Portuguese Android specialist WeTek

Madrid-based digital TV and OTT video technology specialists Agile Solutions, which acquired Swedish tech outfit Edgeware last year, has acquired WeTek, a Portuguese technology specialist focusing on the research and development of devices and set-top boxes for DVB and IPTV/OTT service providers. Agile Content said the move would enable it to extend its portfolio of […]

Agile Content names ex-Ericsson chief as board VP

Video distribution technology company Agile Content, which acquired Swedish tech specialist Edgeware last year, has named Antonio López Muñoz, the former president and deputy CEO of Ericsson Iberia, as non-executive vice-president of its board. López will take up his role following ratification of the appointment by the company’s next shareholder meeting on June 30. His […]

Agile Content names key executives following Edgeware acquisition

Barcelona-based video technology provider Agile Content has hired Cisco executive Nuno Ferraz de Carvalho as chief commercial officer as its integration with Edgeware, the Sweden-based technology specialist it acquired late last year, gathers pace, and has named Edgeware’s chief product and technology officer, Johan Bolin, to be its new global CTO. At Cisco, Ferraz de […]

DNA turns to Edgeware for next-gen TV service

Finnish cable and telecom provider DNA has tapped technology outfit Edgeware’s StreamBuilder content processing platform as the key building block in its next-generation DNA TV service. Expanding its existing use of Edgeware’s CDN technology, DNA has added StreamBuilder’s functionalities such as video-on-demand, content ingest, network DVR recordings, and just in time packaging, to enhance its […]

GO Malta taps Edgeware for multiscreen TV

Service provider GO Malta has tapped Edgeware to provide its CDN and Origin platform to enable it to deliver multi-screen services. The use of Edgeware’s CDN and origin solutions will enable GO to provide mobile and multiscreen services with features such as ad insertion and subtitling technology, according to the tech company. GO has been […]

Edgeware to acquire subtitling firm Cavena

Edgeware has agreed to acquire Swedish subtitling company Cavena Image Products for SEK 8 million (€780,500), in a move that will add subtitling automation to its over-the-top technology offering. Edgeware said that integrating subtitling technology into its ‘origin’ solution will enable broadcasters to offer personalised advertising, cross-device support, and now also automate the subtitling process. […]

Edgeware showcases container-based software

Online TV delivery systems provider Edgeware has unveiled a set of container-based software solutions, which are optimised for public and private cloud platforms. The solutions being delivered as containers are its unique Origin products, TV Content Capture, and TV Repackager. Edgeware has also revealed plans to migrate the rest of its software solutions into Docker […]

Edgeware: watermarking could halve video piracy losses

Forensic watermarking could halve the losses from online video piracy, according to research commissioned by TV technology and watermarking company Edgeware. The research, which was conducted in partnership with YouGov, found that 50% of viewers who watch pirated content said they would be dissuaded from doing so if they knew it was watermarked and could […]

Edgeware names new CEO

TV technology company Edgeware has named Karl Thedéen as its new Managing Director and CEO. Thedéen will replace Joachim Roos, who has decided to step down next year. Thedéen is the former CEO of Transmode and is currently a board member of Edgeware. He currently serves as SVP of Infinera´s Metro Business Group, and was […]

Edgeware integrates ContentArmor watermarking into CDN

Edgeware has integrated ContentArmor’s forensic watermarking solution into its TV CDN technology. The content delivery network specialist will demonstrate the watermarking solution – which can be deployed in IPTV and OTT services – for the first time at IBC this week. The new capability uses ContentArmor’s bitstream-based watermarking system – a technology that inserts information […]